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March 2015 Daily Updates & Photos for Grand Teton National Park & JH:

March 2015 Daily Updates & Photos for...

A monthly journal of wildlife reports, scenic opportunities, and tidbits for both photographers and Teton visitors! Recent Daily Updates Archives: 2015: Mar:...

Zooming With Your Feet:

Zooming With Your Feet:

Size and Scale Relationship at a Fixed Focal Length. In August of 2013, I created this post: Distance and Scale Relationships in the Tetons (and elsewhere)...

Fly Fishermen and Photographers:

Fly Fishermen and Photographers:

Sharing the river bottoms, streams, and lakes in Jackson Hole. Over the years, I’ve met many photographers who were also avid fly fishermen. If you...

Bands of Light

Bands of Light

Light passing through clouds, trees, over mountains, and filtered by any of them can enhance an otherwise “basic shot”. If you are lucky, and if you...

HDR (High Dynamic Range) within Photoshop:

HDR (High Dynamic Range) within Photoshop:

Realistic HDR Without 3rd Party Applications I am not a big fan of the typical HDR look. The fan base of traditional HDR is relatively large—including...

Swan Skirmish on Ice:

Swan Skirmish on Ice:

Usually A Symbol of Grace and Serenity, Trumpeter Swans Can Also Be Fiercely Protective. During the winter months, many of the wild Trumpeters spend their...

Creative Cropping in Post

Creative Cropping in Post

 A Taboo for Some Purists, Cropping in Post Can Be Rewarding and Instructional Most DSLR cameras capture an image in roughly  a 2:3 in aspect ratio....

THE SEVEN DEADLY MYTHS OF INTERNET COPYRIGHT:

THE SEVEN DEADLY MYTHS OF INTERNET COPYRIGHT:

What Photographers Must Know About Copyright and Photography to Protect Their Work by Attorney David L. Amkraut This is a summary of essential information...

Tamron 150-600mm F/5.6-F6/3 Lens:

Tamron 150-600mm F/5.6-F6/3 Lens:

Lightweight, Relatively Small, Sharp, and Inexpensive! I have been a dedicated Nikon Lens user for quite a while. I bought a Sigma 10-20mm lens years ago,...

Snake River Overlook

Snake River Overlook

Year-Round Iconic View of the Teton Range The Tetons and the Snake River:  Ansel Adams (1942) Satellite Map of Snake River Overlook: Click the link or...

February 2015 Daily Updates & Photos for Grand Teton National Park & JH:

February 2015 Daily Updates & Photos...

A monthly journal of wildlife reports, scenic opportunities, and tidbits for both photographers and Teton visitors! Recent Daily Updates Archives: 2015: Mar:...

Focus Stacking: Increased Depth of Field by Combining Multiple Images

Focus Stacking: Increased Depth of Field...

Not Just For Macro Photography! Humans can see with incredible “depth of field”. Cameras can do a pretty good job—especially if stopped down...

The National Elk Refuge & Miller Butte:

The National Elk Refuge & Miller Butte:

A Mecca for Winter Wildlife Photography. Located on the north edge of the Town of Jackson, the National Elk Refuge offers unique wildlife viewing opportunities...

An Upcoming Year of Wishes

An Upcoming Year of Wishes

Many people make a New Year’s Resolution. I’ve never been too driven to make them—much less keep them. This page is dedicated to subjects maybe a...

Problem Solving “On-the-Fly” or With a Plan:

Problem Solving “On-the-Fly” or With...

A Few Real World Examples, Tips, and Solutions. I posted this photo in my January 3rd entry of the January 2015 Daily Updates and Photos page.  It is...

Here Today, Gone to Maui!

Here Today, Gone to Maui!

A Jackson Hole resident magically morphs into a Maui tourist. I had to put the “shoe on the other foot” and become a tourist for about 10 days....

January 2015 Daily Updates & Photos for Grand Teton National Park & JH:

January 2015 Daily Updates & Photos...

A monthly journal of wildlife reports, scenic opportunities, and tidbits for both photographers and Teton visitors! Recent Daily Updates Archives: 2015: Mar:...

Winter Night Life in Downtown Jackson Hole:

Winter Night Life in Downtown Jackson Hole:

Tourists doing what tourists do! During the holiday season, the downtown merchants decorate their storefronts with lights and boughs of spruce and pine....

The Dead of Winter:

The Dead of Winter:

The Cold Realities and Exciting Possibilities of Winter Photography in GTNP. There are generally two entities at play. First: The weather. Snowfall, cold...

Christmas Lights on the Moulton Barn

Christmas Lights on the Moulton Barn

A Step By Step Using Photoshop and Topaz Star Filters I created this image for our virtual Christmas Card this year using a few basic Photoshop techniques...